Experience and innovation for over 30 years

About us

May we briefly introduce ourselves?

cardinal GmbH is your specialized converter and distributor of technical adhesive tapes located in Wuppertal, Germany. For more than 30 years, we have been die-cutting, cutting, laminating and winding self-adhesive products for the manufacturing industry, trade and crafts. We offer expert advice, solutions tailored to your needs and a wide range of products in the field of single-sided and double-sided adhesive tapes.

The company was founded in 1988 under the name KI-Klebebänder International Wolfgang Cardinal e.K. as a pure distribution company. Characterized by years of experience and expertise, the company has grown from a specialized distributor to an expert in the sophisticated and flexible converting of technical adhesive tapes. Since 2021, Tim Cardinal has been managing director of the company and is the second generation to lead it.

With a view to the different requirements of our wide range of customers, we act on the market and accompany the product development of our customers – from mechanical engineering and the event industry to automotive and many other sectors. Thanks to our capabilities in developing, converting and distributing sophisticated adhesive tapes, we have firmly established ourselves in the international market. We cooperate with renowned partners from all over the world and supply important export markets such as the DACH region, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, France and other European countries.

Our quality standard

The basis for your success

The basis for our long-term success is the lasting satisfaction of our customers. That is why the quality of our products and services is our top priority.

In order to consistently meet these high requirements, we rely on modern manufacturing methods, proven and reliable processes, and competent employees. We introduced the ISO 9001 quality management system as early as 1998. Since then, we have regularly demonstrated this standard through official audits.

Cardinal GmbH: Setting the course for the future

Customized according to your requirements

Today, the family business is run under the name cardinal GmbH. Since 2021, Tim Cardinal has been managing director of the company and is the second generation to lead it. In this context, it was possible to implement central measures such as the expansion of the machine park and the extension of the company premises in order to offer our customers greater capacities and new manufacturing possibilities.

In addition, there was an increase in personnel in the areas of sales, personnel / HRM, QM and in production. With an update of the ERP environment in 2022, we have also set the course for the advancing digitization of the company.

Our impressions

Feel free to look over our shoulder

In our gallery you will find an insight into our production processes and the individual processing steps we carry out to produce our high-quality adhesive tapes and packaging materials.

From rotary die-cutting to printing: we show you how we produce our products to the highest quality. Discover our gallery and learn more about our production.

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Tim Cardinal
Tim Cardinal | Dipl.-Ök.